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Old map China.Plan de Long men Hien,Great Walls. Bellin 1750
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Old map China.Plan de Long men Hien,Great Walls. Bellin 1750

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Plan d’une Partie de la Grande Muraille

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Old map China.Plan de Long men Hien,Great Walls. Bellin 1750

Title: Plan de Long men hien - Plan d’une Partie de la Grande Muraille

Description: Plan de Long Men Hien Old antique double map of the Great Walls of China ant its fortifications by Prévost/Bellin 1750.
The map is copperplate engraved with hand coloring and published in d' Exile's Histoire generale des voyages.

The Great Wall of China, one of the greatest wonders of the world, was listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO in 1987.

Mapmaker: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772)
Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London.
Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine.
Published in Antonine de Prevost d' Exile's Histoire generale des voyages.
Engraved by Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley (26 July 1715 Amsterdam - 12 February 1779 Amsterdam) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver.
He studied under Bernard Picart (1673-1733)

16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
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Size:
Size sheet app.: 18 x 24.5 cm. 7.25 x 10 inches.
Image app. : 16 x 21.5 cm. 9.25 x 8.5 inches.
Condition : Overall view very good. Folds as published.